How bright is TOO bright for a candling light?

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  1. oregonkat

    oregonkat Crowing

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    I have an Incu bright light for candling that puts out 250 lumens, it's pretty good but my BCM eggs are hard to see. If I were to use something that puts out 1000 lumens, would this be detrimental to the chick? Could their eyeballs be damaged?
     
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Crossing the Road

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    Have no fear. No harm will be done.
    My temptation is of course to crack a silly joke, but I don't know you, so I do answer your concern genuinely. :)
    WISHING YOU BEST,,,,,,,,, :thumbsup
     
  3. BantyChooks

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    Nope. Crank up that floodlight!
     
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  4. lazy gardener

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    Just be sure that flood light doesn't overheat those eggs!
     
  5. oregonkat

    oregonkat Crowing

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    As far as I know this light that I am thinking about using is an LED bulb so it should not put out too much heat, right? Let me know what you think.
     
  6. oregonkat

    oregonkat Crowing

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    Now if you did know me, you would crack the silly joke anyway and then answer my concern genuinely.... :D
     
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  7. lazy gardener

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    LED's don't put out much heat. You will know if it puts out enough heat to be a concern. Just test it with your hand.
     
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